Career Opportunities

Internships

Caring Health Center, Inc. - Springfield, MA

Under the direct supervision of the Wellness Coordinator, Wellness Intern will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day facility operations as well as program development. The position would support the coordinator and provide practical experience in a Wellness & Health environment. The individual will gain and apply leadership experience throughout the internship. Through the internship, the individual will become more adept at: Leadership, Management, Assessment, Marketing, advertisement, teaching, etc. (depending on experience). The goal of this internship is to support a student in developing skills and knowledge needed to work in a community health environment while contributing to important wellness center operational and programmatic needs.

This is an unpaid internship.

For qualifications and application, please click here.

Please contact Yenitza Harrison, Wellness Center Coordinator at 413-739-1100 ext.3301 or yharrison@caringhealth.org with any questions.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 week 3 hours ago

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center - NYC, NY

Project Asian Health Education and Development (AHEAD) is a 9-week summer internship program designed to give training and experience to college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in health care. Students will be exposed to various health care careers, and gain an understanding of the history and dynamics of the New York Asian American community, and of current health issues impacting the health status of Asian Americans in the United States. Interns will have the opportunity to create and implement a community health project and attend seminars and workshops based on the group’s interests.

Project AHEAD 2019 will take place Monday, June 17, 2019 through Friday, August 16, 2019, and will be located in lower Manhattan.

Click here to view application.

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Posted: 1 week 3 hours ago

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools. These students include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage. 

SHPEP offers information about careers in Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Public Health.

For eligibility requirements and to apply, please refer here.

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 hours ago

Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)

The Four Directions Summer Research Program (FDSRP) is a unique summer research opportunity at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for undergraduate rising sophomores, juniors and seniors, and first-year medical students with a commitment to the health of Native American communities. The program recruits students from around the US into an eight-week mentored summer program. Students engage in a basic science or translational research project under the direction of a Harvard Medical School Faculty Mentor, culminating in a final project presentation. Additional activities include Clinical Shadowing, Career Development Seminars and weekly Circle Ups. Upon completion of the program, students leave BWH and HMS with new skills, experiences and knowledge that can be used to empower themselves, their communities and future generations of Native peoples from all Four Directions. 

Interested applicants may refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: February 4, 2019
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)

The Summer Training in Academic Research and Scholarship (STARS) Program is a distinguished summer research opportunity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for underrepresented in medicine (URM)* undergraduate rising juniors and seniors, and first-year medical students with a strong interest in pursuing advanced careers as research scientists, physicians and/or health care professionals. The program recruits students from around the US into an eight-week mentored summer program. The students participate in intensive hands-on training in research methods and practice directly in the labs of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School’s leading researchers.

*Per AAMC guidelines, at BWH, underrepresented in medicine (URM) is defined as African American, Black, Latina/Latino, Alaskan/Hawaiian Native and Native American*

Interested applicants may refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: January 14, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 3 hours ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

This spring, we are offering an opportunity to give back to the community and get 1-credit of coursework while doing so! The "Pal Project" is a program that connects an energy-filled undergraduate with one or more elderly residents in local area nursing homes. Some residents have aphasia or dementia, or may have other neurogenic disorders of communication. Some don't, but they may be lonely and socially isolated. As a Pal, you can bring a little bit of sunshine into a person's life with a weekly visit as a communication partner.

This is a great opportunity to give local area residents in need a smiling face to look forward to each week. Becoming a Pal will expose you to an often overlooked setting and population in our field (Nursing Homes and elderly folks) and allow you to give back to the community. Students who have participated over the last three years have reported gaining way more insight and benefit from their experience with their Pals than they had anticipated.

If you are interested in participating in this program please send an email to thepalproject@gmail.com and we will be happy to send you an application. The application is due Tuesday, January 1st.

View requirements of the independent study here.

Deadline: January 1, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

Semester-long or Summer Fitness Internship

Commit Fitness (Leominster, MA)

COMMITfitness: Commit Fitness located in Leominster, MA works with the general population and offer small-group training for people of all ages and abilities. The only North Central Mass gym licensed under Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning. Members range from mid-20’s to 80 yrs old, there is never a dull moment and coaches are constantly working progressions/regressions to give the members a safe and effective training effect.
Internships Details:
·      Initial shadowing period (First 1-2 weeks)
·      Education Portal on MBSC Thrive training philosophies and methodologies
·      Extensive floor time, assisting in overseeing sessions with an experienced coach
·      Leading training sessions or portions of sessions 
·      Assisting with internal and external promotions
·      Accountability coaching for our members
·      We are growing quickly. Future employment opportunities may be there for exceptional students

Contact: Tony Pagourgis
Co-Owner/trainer Commit Fitness
tpagourgis@gmail.com
Cell - 978-751-4695
Gym - 978-751-8042 
www.commitfitness-ma.com
 

Deadline: January 19, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Tobacco-Free UMass

Tobacco Free UMass seeks student’s interns to assist with programmatic efforts in educating the campus community of tobacco harm, encourage policy compliance, and evaluating tobacco use. The student intern will champion health promotion efforts and seek to develop new avenues for delivery in order to further engage the campus community.

Primary objectives for Interns include: attend educational campus outreach events, develop educational materials, promote Tobacco-Free UMass through social media platforms, develop campus collaborations and new avenues for outreach and education efforts

View details on position and application here.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago

Art & Science of Health Promotion Institute

The 29th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference taking place April 1-5, 2019 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is seeking student interns to work at the conference. Interns will work approximately 30 hours at a variety of duties such as assisting speakers, working at the registration desk or in the exhibit hall. Interns will receive free registration to conference program events and activities and are welcome to attend education sessions as their schedules allow.

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a large health promotion conference and meet students from other areas of the U.S.

Click here for more information about the conference and details on how to apply.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago

Health Career Connection

Health Career Connection (HCC) is a comprehensive professional development program that provides paid summer internships to undergraduate and recent graduates in the field of public health and healthcare.

HCC is committed to increasing representation of all racial and ethnic groups in the health professions. Students of color, first-generation students and those of economically challenged backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Through partnerships with local organizations, HCC provides internships in a variety of settings including but not limited to: hospitals, community health centers, medical groups, health plans, local health departments, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and advocacy groups. During the course of the internship, students will work on meaningful projects and gain professional and personal development skills or acumen. HCC provides extensive exposure to health careers through workshops and events guiding students towards their authentic health career path.

HCC interns are passionate, committed, and dedicated to connecting with their cohort and alumni. 

Interested applicants may find more information here.

Deadline: December 26, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Scholarships

SolutionInn

Eligibility: Candidate must be U.S citizen or resident enrolled as a student in U.S. Candidate must either be an incoming college freshman for the current academic semester or a current undergraduate of any accredited two or four-year college or university. Candidate must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. university. Candidate must be maintaining a CGPA of at least 2.50.

Application Instructions: Write an essay 800-1000 words answering the following questions. How is obesity defined? What are the possible causes of obesity? How can obesity in America be prevented? There is no application fee or other fees for this scholarship to apply. Write your essay in PDF, WORD or TEXT file on the topic asked above. All essays must be written in English. Fill in the form, provide all the information asked and submit your essay.

Amount: $1,000

Application: https://www.solutioninn.com/scholarships/preventing-obesity-in-usa

Deadline: September 30, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 3 hours ago

The Pearl Mae Foundation

The Pearl Mae Foundation Scholarship is for students that want to pursue careers in the healthcare and first responder fields. This scholarship is intended for students pursuing an education from a technical school, community college, four-year university, and police or fire academy.

Eligibility: Any student pursuing an education in health care and first responder. A minimum 3.0 GPA is also required.
Amount: $2,500
Application: HERE

Contact Lauren Sullivan at lsullivan@pearlmaefoundation.com with any questions.

Deadline: January 18, 2019
Posted: 4 weeks 2 hours ago

National Bio-CARE

Description: Awarded to a student interested in entering the medical field at any level
Who is eligible: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Award: $500
Deadline: June 1, 2019
How to Apply: Write an original 500-750 word essay on the topic of the importance of proper disposal of medical waste and send it to nbcscholarship@gmail.com                                                      
See details at: https://www.umass.edu/umfa/scholarship-detail/23981

Deadline: June 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Established by Robert Woolrich, ‘76G an alumnus from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and his wife, Noeline, a registered nurse. This gift honors the memory of Mr. Woolrich’s late mother Elizabeth and pays tribute to Mr. and Mrs. Woolrich’s personal and professional interests in end-of-life care.

The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the College of Nursing, who have an interest in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care. Eligible recipients will demonstrate high academic achievement, with a minimum GPA of 3.5; and demonstrate strong leadership skills through extracurricular, athletic, community, or other volunteer commitments. Applicants must also have a clean judicial record with the University.

Supplemental Questions are required for this scholarship; students interested must write a short essay describing their interest in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care.
 
Application can be found here.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers scholarships to students from underprivileged backgrounds majoring in biomedical, behavior or social-science fields. This scholarship offers up to $20,000 of financial support per academic year and can also cover living expenses.

This scholarship is granted to students who have a 3.3 or higher GPA who are enrolled in a 4-year college program and fall under the “exceptional financial need” section of the financial aid table provided on the NIH website.
 
Application opens: January 2019
Application closes: March 2019
 
Learn more about the application process and requirements here.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Jobs

University at Buffalo - School of Public Health and Health Professions

The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) at the University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York (SUNY) offers a variety of part-time adjunct opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates should have the ability to teach a range of online and/or seated undergraduate and graduate courses in the academic disciplines associated with our academic departments and programs, including:

  • Biostatistics (Statistics, Bioinformatics)
  • Community Health and Health Behavior
  • Epidemiology and Environmental Health (Epidemiology, Environmental Health Science, Health Services Policy and Practice, Clinical Research)
  • Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Nutrition, Dietetic Internship, Health and Wellness)
  • Rehabilitation Sciences (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology)
  • Public Health (undergraduate program, MPH general content)

View full job description and application here.

Deadline: February 7, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 4 days ago

Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers

Seeking highly motivated and personable Research Assistants who want to use their communications skills to help recruit and engage neighborhood communities and further enrollment interest into the All of Us Research (Precision Medicine) Program at Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers. Selected applicants will be assigned to conduct program activities at specific hospital or health center locations throughout the greater Boston area.

This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. Vietnamese fluency required.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers

Seeking highly motivated and personable Research Assistants who want to use their communications skills to help recruit and engage neighborhood communities and further enrollment interest into the All of Us Research (Precision Medicine) Program at Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers. Selected applicants will be assigned to conduct program activities at specific hospital or health center locations throughout the greater Boston area.

As a ‘local ambassador’ for the program, the Research Assistant will engage with patient and non-patient communities to maintain a visible, educational presence and create awareness for the All of Us Research program. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. Spanish fluency required.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Faulkner Hospital

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Massachusetts General Hospital - Newton Wellesley Hospital

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position). 

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Part-time Rehab Technician

ATI Physical Therapy (Amherst MA)

ATI PT is looking to onboard 2-3 part time Techs starting in May of 2019.
 
Ideal Qualifications:
1.    Minimum 2nd Year Student
2.    GPA 3.0 or better
3.    Student must be interested in pursuing PT/PTA School
4.    Requires letter of recommendation from professor in current academic program

For more information, please see attached flyer. For students interested in the position, please contact:

Jonathan Banz, PT, OCS, COMT, STC
Clinic Director, Coordinator of Clinical Excellence
ATI Physical Therapy
101 University Drive, Suite A6 | Amherst, Ma 01002
O:  413-366-5703 | F:  413-992-2019
Jonathan.Banz@atipt.com | www.ATIpt.com

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 month 6 days ago

Epic Systems

As a Software Tester on our Quality Assurance (QA) team at Epic, you'll play a critical role in ensuring that our software lives up to its world-class reputation. These detail-oriented perfectionists test our software from a medical professional's perspective to make sure it's efficient and intuitive. As a part of our testing team, you'll use your creativity to push our software to the limit. First we use it right, and then we use it wrong. Thinking outside the box, you'll work side by side with our developers to create high quality healthcare software. Kick your career into high gear - break our code. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Position is based in Madison, WI.

For more information on eligibilty requirements and application, click here.

Deadline: December 30, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Epic Systems

As a Project Manager on our Implementation Services (IS) team, you'll work side-by-side with our customers to install our software, help them to lead and manage change, and ultimately transform the way they provide healthcare for about 70% of Americans. Project managers develop creative strategies to achieve a common end goal while collaborating with smart and innovative colleagues from all roles. Customers will see you as the face of Epic, and you'll form long-lasting relationships with your teams. No two days are the same - you'll never stop learning and growing. You'll have the autonomy to make important decisions while receiving support and guidance along the way. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Position is based in Madison, WI.

View entire job posting and application here.

Deadline: December 30, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Volunteers

NGOabroad

Want to volunteer abroad? NGOabroad provides affordable, customized volunteer abroad programs and helps people enter or advance in working abroad in humanitarian work.

NGOabroad has international volunteer programs in 4 regions of the world: Africa, Asia, Central and South America and MENA (Middle East & North Africa). What makes our volunteer abroad programs unique? They are affordable and custom fit to your skills rather than stuffing you into a one-size-fits all slot. Our purpose is to tackle humanity’s challenges so that our international volunteer opportunities are more “real” and have more depth.

Skill based volunteering. Wide variety of skills needed – both students & seasoned professionals – in our volunteer abroad programs: Social work, psychology, trauma counselors, education, early childhood education, nurses, doctors, public health, water & sanitation, nutrition, business, micro-finance, entrepreneurship, engineering, solar, environmental, farming, public administration, political science, democracy building, human rights, law, refugees, peace building, yoga, the trades, grant writing, youth workers & people who love kids.

For specific information on open position(s) in a certain country, please click here.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago